Plant a Tree Initiative

Plant a Tree Initiative

NEW MILTON TOWN COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE NATIONAL TREE WEEK – PLANT A TREE INITIATIVE   New Milton Town Council is marking National Tree Week with the launch of its Plant a Tree Initiative and sees the planting of two trees in the town’s green spaces as part of the national celebration of trees.  Another 40 trees will be planted during...

Centenary Anniversary of New Milton War Memorial

Centenary Anniversary of New Milton War Memorial

The War Memorial on New Milton Recreation Ground is our focal point for Remembrance, particularly on Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day, a place where the names of the brave Miltonians, who fought and fell during conflicts and wars, are inscribed for all to see on the base of the monument.   There are 223 names inscribed on the War Memorial....

PRESS RELEASE – NEW MILTON LIONS LIVE UP TO THEIR MOTTO – ‘TOGETHER WE SERVE’

PRESS RELEASE – NEW MILTON LIONS LIVE UP TO THEIR MOTTO – ‘TOGETHER WE SERVE’

  In a massive logistical exercise, The Lions Club of New Milton has coordinated the provision of over 1,000 food deliveries to needy families with children, in New Milton and the local area over the past 22 weeks.   Working in conjunction with The New Forest Basics Bank, the schools who identified the recipients and New Milton Town Council who...

New Milton & District Twinning Association

New Milton & District Twinning Association

The towns of New Milton and Canteleu, a suburb of Rouen in Normandy, have a twinning arrangement between their respective communities.    The two dormitory towns are twinned by virtue of the fact they are both the same distance from a ferry port (Le Havre for Canteleu, and Portsmouth for New Milton), and both have nearby, adjoining forests.   The...

Skate Park Etiquette

Skate Park Etiquette

The Skate Park on the Recreation Ground is a popular place for skateboarders, scooters and riders of all ages and abilities. The young people and the Council have composed and installed an etiquette board, sharing some important messages about using the Skatepark for the enjoyment of all the users.

Press Release – New Milton Remembers 80th Anniversary

Press Release – New Milton Remembers 80th Anniversary

This Sunday 23 August 2020 marks the 80th anniversary of New Milton’s worst bombing event when, tragically, 25 townsfolk and visitors were killed during a German bombing raid that devastated the centre of town, creating sadness and chaos on that bright sunny summer’s day in 1940.   There were subsequent bombing raids on the town on 8 August 1942 and...

Indian Memorial at Barton on Sea

Indian Memorial at Barton on Sea

Today, 10 July, marks the 103rd anniversary of the unveiling of the Indian Memorial Obelisk at Barton on Sea in 1917.  Indian Soldiers wounded and injured during the early days of WW1 were sent to Barton to convalesce.  Following the departure of the Indian Soldiers in 1916, the Obelisk was commissioned by staff donations and unveiled on 10 July 1917. ...

Citizen of the Year 2020

Citizen of the Year 2020

We are pleased to launch the search for the New Milton Citizen of the Year 2020.  Please let us know your nominations for those kind-hearted and community-minded individuals who deserve recognition.  The winner will be celebrated at the Annual Towns Meeting on Monday 20 April.   Please submit nominations by Wednesday 1 April 2020.  Download the form here Nomination form...

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